Shipping Container Homes Book Series – Book 158

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Container Home Book 158 – Mobile Dwelling Unit –  LO-TEK New York

As the Container Home Movement continues to go from strength to strength Globally, and we continue to gain new Members we need to be mindful that very very few of today’s Readers have been with us from the beginning. is today not only the leading source of Information for those looking to Design and Build with Container based Construction.. but its also the Oldest.. We started doing this almost 15 years ago this year !

In recognition of the number of new readers we continue to gain each month, we have decided to create a number of Books that feature some of the earlier Container Home Projects.. Projects we featured prior to the introduction of the current Book Series.

Today’s featured Container Home was designed by Architects Giuseppe Lignano and Ada Tolla, professionally known as LOT-EK

They built this Project called the Mobile Dwelling Unit ( MDU ) back in 2003 as a new model for fully functional portable living spaces from a Type 1A 40′ HC Container.

The design solution involves pop-out side spaces that make more rooms when the house is sitting still but slide neatly back into their slots for maximum portability. A total of eight elements slide and fold out from the core central container structure, including a kitchen, bathroom (complete with sink, shower and toilet), bed, desk, sofa, reading nook and closet or pantry.

Of course, some of these functions require outside hookups much as they would in a traditional mobile house or home. Like containers, however, they could also be stacked in grids and serviced in bulk.

This is the 158th Container Home we have featured in this format for our Readers. You can download the entire back catalog of all 158 Books, an additional 30 Container Homes in our “ The 30 Most Influential Container Homes ever Built” Book, a free copy of our 3D Container Home Design Software, Technical Drawings and Whitepapers and Access our Video Training Tutorial Series – in our Members Area.

Download your free ebook PDF showcasing this interesting Container Home Project here…

Download Book 158 in our Shipping Container House Book Series as a PDF Here.

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